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Samuel Colt

Samuel Colt (July 19, 1814 - January 20, 1862) was the inventor of the Colt revolver which was famously used in the western territories of 18th century United States.

Colt received a patent for his revolver on February 24, 1836 and made the first production model on March 5 of the same year.



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